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Dead Ladies Show Podcast

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The Dead Ladies Show presents the stories of amazing women from history told live on stage in Berlin and beyond. Inspiring, irreverent, and entertaining! @deadladiesshow on Instagram and Twitter. Facebook: thedeadladiesshow.

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Episode 34 - Willa Muir

In Episode 34, we’re once more in Muenster as guests of the Burg Hülshoff Centre for Literature, which happens to be named after a Dead Lady poet, Annette von Droste-Hülshoff! This time around, we’ll get introduced to Willa Muir, a prolific translator who brought Kafka into English for the first time. Born on a small Scottish isle, she was eyewitness to some of Europe’s most important moments. She worked in tandem with her husband Edwin, who somehow managed to get all the credit.  

Dead Ladies Show co-founder Katy Derbyshire translates Willa’s life and work, and our other co-founder Florian Duijsens joins host & producer Susan Stone to reveal more about forgotten German writers, some translated by Willa Muir. 

We also meet the Leseburger*innen, the reading citizens. This community group of engaged literature and art fans create their own activities and interpretations around the many events and festivals put on by the Burg Hülshoff Center for Literature. 

Images of Willa and links to the Leseburger*innen and info about the Burg Hülshoff Center for Literature and its Droste Festival are on our website here: https://deadladiesshow.com/2020/06/17/podcast-34-willa-muir/

Follow us on social media @deadladiesshow and please share, rate, and review the show as it helps others to find our feminist women's history podcast!

*thumbnail image: painting of Willa Muir by Nigel McIsaac, 1944 via National Galleries Scotland

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The Dead Ladies Show is a series of entertaining and inspiring talks about women who achieved amazing things against all odds, presented live in Berlin and beyond. This podcast is based on that series. Because women's history is everyone's history.

The Dead Ladies Show was founded by Florian Duijsens and Katy Derbyshire.

The podcast is created, produced, edited, and presented by Susan Stone.

We now have a Patreon! Please consider supporting our transcripts project and our ongoing work: www.patreon.com/deadladiesshowpodcast

If you prefer to make a one-time donation, here’s the link: paypal.me/dlspodcast

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